Double Murder Trial Underway in Monticello

MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — A double-murder trial is underway in Monticello. 40-year-old Lavar Thompson is charged with two counts of capital murder in the shooting deaths of Jeremiah Johnson and Sholonda Binns in 2016. According to court testimony, Thompson was returning in a car from a local “juke joint”…